Nebkaura Khety IV in hieroglyphs

The first pharaoh of the Tenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Nebkaure Khety IV, Khety V

Precedessor
Neferkara Khety III

Successor
Merikara

Reign of Nebkaura Khety IV

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne names

Prenomen or throne name

Announced at the coronation and always written in a cartouche. The “official” name of the pharaoh. Also known as the Prenomen.

Throne name
Neb kau Ra
nb-kꜢw-rꜤ
Lord of the Ka is Ra
N5:V30-D28:Z2
Papyrus Berlin 3025, (The Eloquent Peasant) fragment E, column 72-73
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 74-75, d:T2
Throne name variant
Khety neb kau Ra
nsw-biti ḫty-nb-kꜢw-rꜤ Ꜥnḫ-ḏt
M23:X1-L2:X1-F32:X1-M17-M17-V30-D28:D28*D28-S34-I10&&&(X1:N17)
Red weight, Petrie Museum UC11782
Petrie, Scarabs, plate 10 (9.2)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 74-75, d:E+T

Bibliography

  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 188–189
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